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Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by DaMulta, Nov 25, 2008.

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    I wonder what might be the use of the 26 pin connector. My 1mb trident i posted pics of earlier got it too. Could it be a vintage type of SLI interface :rockout:

    The name of bios chips is cool - phoebes like in "friends"
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    Talking about manufacturers, a while ago i installed a Geforce 2MX on a winxp system and ran TechPowerUp GPU-Z and at the sub vendor it showed "Siemens" somethin somethin, try that and maybe you'll get lucky on finding which manufacturer made them
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    I once met a guy who said that putting memory in sockets so you could upgrade it (like in this shot) was the future. :p

    Sweet card.
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    Unfortunately even if they do put chips in sockets, multiplying them will in no way improve the performace of the card since for example the 64mb Ati radeon 7500 - 270mhz core 200mhz DDR memory will have such crappy performance even if it had 1 gigabyte of memory. Due to the obvious lack of key features like pixel shader support. And the more obvious inability of upgrading the 270mhz VGA cpu

    Real example is the Nvidia GeForce4 MX series (all mx series of Geforce) looking at their specifications back in 2004 they looked fine but looked closely this card even back then, from day 1 was a crappy thing since it barely had direct 3d and dx 8 support while it's predecessor GeForce 2Ti/3Ti did more 3d mark points with the 64mb or 128mb memory configurations
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    I know it's a VESA header, I just don't know when you use one :p
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    3dfx + ati rage theater

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    probably not as hard to find, but still awesome.

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    I have one of those. It was the fastest hard drive in the world at the time, and they indeed did shit all over the competition.

    That was until they started eating themselves...
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    SONY MHC-G50II 600WRMS of awesomeness
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    Old time laptop Hard Drive.

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    Also I'm not sure how that qualify as "old school hardware". -_-
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    Yeah maybe in PMPO or some thing. 600RMS be pretty brutal to those thin chipboard boxes never mind the speakers.

    Indeed...
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    PC used above, everything old school from the motherboard to the old ass SCSI Raid-) system weighing in around 150 pounds(God that thing about broke my back I remember!) lol


    JUST TOO ADD TO THIS EPIC WIN THREAD

    I did make the 3DFX news fucking with old hardware LOL.

    http://www.3dfxzone.it/news/reader.php?objid=9202

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    yes it is. i checked the manual. the big speakers are peak 500WRMS total and small ones are 40 each. you must be confusing it with the g50 or something.
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    That is where they peak at. I bet in no way are you really doing that. Pull up a review if you can find one to prove it!
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    won't the impedance affect the wattage?, it could be artificially inflating if the speakers are only 3ohm or something, thats how those 1000w home thertre systems sell
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    I have a set of polks that cost more each than that whole system, and I won't put 600W into the pair.


    You have a cheap old sony boom box replacement, make it cool by replacing the caps getting a larger transformer and other basic upgrades, or just burying the guts of a single stage system in it, and placing amps in each speaker as well as putting in better drivers and amaze your friends. Or just buy a nice one and use it.
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